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Austin McNicholas
2016 GRAD
 |  SS/C
 |  Austin, TX
Best PG Grade
9.5
ABOUT PG GRADES
NATIONAL RANKING
TX STATE RANKING
240 44
22 4
OVERALL
SS
OVERALL
SS
Outstanding defensive SS. Bat projects. Very good at NUC Main Event
Akins
5-9  
180
HIGH SCHOOL TEAM LAST PLAYED HEIGHT/WEIGHT
R/R
21 and 4 mos
18 and 1 mos
BATS/THROWS AGE Age at 2016 Draft
PG EVENT RESULTS
83
FB VELO
6.91
60 YARD DASH
1.68
10 YARD SPLIT
86
IF VELO
77
C VELO
1.97
C POP
82
EXIT VELO
LATEST PG SHOWCASE REPORT
2016 National Pre-Draft Showcase  
Austin McNicholas is a 2016 SS/C with a 5-9 180 lb. frame from Austin, TX who attends Akins. Medium frame, athletic build with present strength. Right handed hitter with a spread, slightly open stance. Hands stay quiet at load and launch on a compact plane with a line drive path. Balanced lower half with some shift into contact. Shows good barrel control with the ability to consistently square up contact. Extends through contact well with the ability to hit to all fields. Has present bat speed to all fields with the strength to drive the opposite field gap. Game and batting practice approach were consistent, working the middle of the field resulting in line drive contact. Worked out defensively from both the infield and behind the plate. From the infield shows smooth glove actions while surrounding and funneling the baseball. Quick exchanges with a compact three-quarters arm slot that produces accurate throws across the infield topping at 86 mph. Athletic footwork to each side with smooth, easy actions while working through slow rollers. Has a low set with good hip flexion behind the plate. Low, compact arm cirlce with a quick glove to hand exchange while throwing to second base. Creates solid momentum while gaining ground producing firm, downhill throws to the bag. Best pop time of 1.97 at 77 mph. Has athletic actions behind the plate as well as in the infield. Graded better at this event as an infield prospect. Good follow. Outstanding student. Committed to Texas. Named to 2016 Pre-Draft Showcase Top Prospect List.
PG CAREER PROGRESSION
+3 MPH
FB VELO SINCE 06/30/2012
-.07 SEC
60 TIME SINCE 06/01/2013
+4 MPH
IF VELO SINCE 06/01/2013
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PERCENTILE RANKINGS
CLASS OF 2016 in the recorded year
CATEGORY TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
FB 83 mph 76
92.61%
60 6.91 sec 7.26
82.22%
10 SPL 1.68 sec 1.72
61.29%
IF 86 mph 79
85.53%
C 77 mph 77
46.43%
Pop 1.97 sec 1.96
42.86%
CATEGORIES TOP RESULT CLASS AVG PERCENTILE
Exit Velo 82 mph 84
37.42%
DIAMONDKINETICS TRENDING DATA
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